Our Great Lakes State Abounds With Swim Schools

With family and outdoor community pools closing this time of year, now is the perfect time to enroll your kids in swim lessons so that they keep all of those new swim skills they learned over the summer.

Where are the Best Swim Classes for Kids?

Trying to find just the right spot to enroll them? No worries. Earlier this year, parents voted on their favorite places to play and live life in greater Grand Rapids in our first ever GRANDTASTIC AWARDS. Parents told us the best places around to enroll kids in swim lessons. Just follow the list below!

RELATED: See Full List of Grandtastic Awards


Favorite Grand Rapids Swim Lessons for Kids

Splish, Splash! Our list will help you find parents’ favorite places to enroll kids in swim lessons in greater Grand Rapids.

Grandtastic Grand Rapids award winners


Goldfish Swim School was voted by our readers as the TOP swim lessons in greater Grand Rapids!



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The Salvation Army Kroc Center

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Customers Say:

“I had several children in three different levels. It was great that they could all take lessons at the same time. All the instructors were amazing. I enjoyed the attention they gave to each child.” -Alysha E.

2500 S. Division | Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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Additional Information:

The Kroc Center offers the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program using certified instructors. This program helps children learn the fundamentals of swimming and water safety through the teaching and assessment of critical water skills. The Kroc Center pool includes a water slide, water basketball area, lazy river, splash pad, and toddler play area. These are available during open swim times.

FULL LIST – Favorite Swim Lessons Around West Michigan

  • Byron Center Aquatics | 8500 Burlingame SW | Byron Center, MI 49315
  • Goldfish Swim School (MOST VOTES) | 2845 Thornhills Ave, Suite S | Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • Grand Valley State Swimming and Diving1 Campus Drive D109 Fieldhouse | Allendale, Michigan 49401
  • Grandville Community Education | 4700 Canal Ave SW | Grandville, MI 49418
  • Holland Community Aquatic Center | 550 Maple Ave | Holland, MI 49423
  • Infant Swim Resource – Michael Petrella | Locations in Grandville and Spring Lake
  • Julie’s Swim School | Locations in Byron Center, Grandville, Holland and Hudsonville
  • Kentwood Public Schools Aquatic Center | 6230 Kalamazoo Ave | Kentwood, MI 49508
  • Miss Patty’s Swim | 3444 Vinewood Ave, SE | Grand Rapids, MI  49546
  • Miss Rita’s Swim School | Located in Grandville
  • MVP Sportsplex | Locations in Grand Rapids and Rockford
  • Rockford Public Schools Aquatics | 397 E Division St NE | Rockford, MI 49341
  • The Club Fitness Center | 1401 West Oak Street | Greenville, Michigan, MI 48838
  • YMCA Greater Grand Rapids – David D Hunting Branch | 475 Lake Michigan Drive NW | Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • YMCA Greater Grand Rapids – Mary Free Bed Branch | 5500 Burton Street SE | Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • YMCA Greater Grand Rapids – Spartan Stores Branch | 5722 Metro Way SW | Wyoming, MI 49519
  • Zeeland Community Recreation | 320 East Main | Zeeland, Michigan 49464

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